Senator Hyde-Smith believes rebuilding infrastructure is key to the future of Mississippi and the nation. She understands that aging highways, bridges, and basic public works infrastructure represents an impediment to public safety and economic growth. She includes the need for greater broadband access among these needs. Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to using her committee assignments to support responsible efforts to improve infrastructure, particularly in rural areas.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & KELLY ANNOUNCE $24.3 MILLION PROJECT TO RENOVATE ABERDEEN COURTHOUSE
Congress Approves Plan to Repair Federal Courthouse Plagued With Mold and Moisture
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) today announced that Congress has approved a $24.3 million plan by the General Services Administration (GSA) to renovate the Thomas G. Abernethy Courthouse in Aberdeen, Miss.
The GSA deemed the...
MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR HURRICANE ZETA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and U.S. Representatives Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.), Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), Trent Kelly (R-Miss.), and Michael Guest (R-Miss.) today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump encouraging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’ request for a major disaster declaration for Hurricane Zeta.
The damage from the October 28 storm...
HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES PROPOSED USTR TAX INCREASE ON FOREIGN TRADE ZONES
Proposed US-Mexico-Canada ‘Technical Correction’ Could Affect Mississippi FTZs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voiced her opposition to a proposed “technical correction” that would re-impose a $2 billion NAFTA-era tax increase on Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs), including such job-creating areas in Mississippi.
Hyde-Smith joined Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) in a letter asking U.S. Trade...
Mississippi lawmakers react to passage of new COVID-19 relief bill
By Sharie Nicole | December 22, 2020 at 8:32 AM CST - Updated December 22 at 9:23 AM
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi lawmakers are weighing in on the new $900 billion pandemic relief package that Congress approved...
Forks of the Road funding approved by Congress
By Staff Reports
NATCHEZ — The long-awaited Forks of the Road Slave Market District of the Natchez National Historic Park is one step closer to reality.
Monday night, Congress overwhelmingly approved funding needed to complete the land...
Congress reaches agreement on new COVID-19 relief package. See what’s in it.
By Frank Corder - December 21, 2020
Congressional leaders have reached an agreement on a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package that is also tied into a $1.4 trillion spending bill that funds the federal...